The Preparatory Academy Of Houston (Closed 2012)

  • The Preparatory Academy Of Houston served 158 students in grades Prekindergarten-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math was 55-59% (which was lower than the Texas state average of 84%) for the 2010-11 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts was 55-59% (which was lower than the Texas state average of 88%) for the 2010-11 school year.
  • The Preparatory Academy Of Houston placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2010-11 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 was lower than the Texas state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment was 98% of the student body (majority Black), which was higher than the Texas state average of 72%.

Top Placements

The Preparatory Academy Of Houston places among the top 20% of public schools in Texas for:

School Overview

School TypeAlternative school / Charter School
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
Total Students158 students
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Total Classroom Teachers13 teachers
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School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2011-2012 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TX)
Overall School Rank (10-11)#7315 out of 7584 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)55-59%
84%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of The Preparatory Academy Of Houston and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Texas by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)55-59%
88%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of The Preparatory Academy Of Houston and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Texas by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio12:115:1
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Hispanic
22%
52%
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Black
76%
13%
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White
2%
28%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in The Preparatory Academy Of Houston.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in TX.
Diversity Score0.380.63
This chart display the diversity score of The Preparatory Academy Of Houston and the public school average diversity score of Texas by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
90%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in The Preparatory Academy Of Houston and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Texas by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in The Preparatory Academy Of Houston and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Texas by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHouston Alternative Preparatory Charter School District
Source: 2011-2012 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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